Thelema Mountain White 2012

A delicious blend with aromas of ripe peaches, golden delicious apples and hints of citrus. Packed with flavour on the palate, this wine wine is a real crowd pleaser.

Maturation

Great now, and will improve for 4 years.

Food Pairing

Particularly good with seafood and flavourful chicken dishes.

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Tasting Notes

Varietal Viognier 75% / Chardonnay 19% / Roussanne 6%
Root stock 101-14
Soil type Tukulu / Glenrosa
Age of vines Planted 2005, 2006
Plant density 2500 vines/ha
Trellising 7 wire Perold with moveable foliage wires
Pruning Spur
Irrigation Supplementary drip
Vintage 2012
Yeasts Lalvin M / D522
Fermentation temp 15 °C
Method Alcoholic and malolactic fermentation in old white wine barrels. Aged for 10 months on gross lees with the lees being stirred every fortnight for the first couple of months.
Residual sugar 3.4 g/l
pH 3.29
Total acid 6.8 g/l
Alcohol 14.35%
Maturation 2014 - 2017
Production 13836 bottles

A delicious blend with aromas of ripe peaches, golden delicious apples and hints of citrus. Packed with flavour on the palate, this wine wine is a real crowd pleaser.

All vintages:

2014, 2013, 2012, 2011